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Location: Morningside QLD Australia
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Worked all my life
Now retired after 22 years at Boeing
Always had a goal to do woodworking upon retirement
Enjoy camping, electronics (check the roof out) and now back learning from others in particular woodworking skills.

I dont have a workshop as such, just a few tools inside the home garage.
All my work is done in the driveway and on an outside work bench.

All the equipment I have is mobile, meaning it either has a rolling frame attached or I have put wheels on it, so I can roll it outside onto the drive way and around the garage.
Then at the end of the day (or if it rains) everything is packed back up and stored round the car.

-- Regards Robert

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Max

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#1 posted 836 days ago

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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surfin2

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#2 posted 836 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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SnowyRiver

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#3 posted 836 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 836 days ago

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 827 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help one another with woodworking. Feel free to ask members for advise. But Be aware…This site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Novataswegian

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#6 posted 800 days ago

G’day mate, Nice to see the number of Aussies growing ;). Interesting Dust collector design and the point you made that you actually compost the wood chips. Have to visited the thought of handling non-compostable waste?

-- John in Tassie http://www.SignSculpture.com

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robscastle

1646 posts in 836 days


#7 posted 800 days ago

Hello John

Dust Collector:

Yeah I was impressed that the Lumberjocks Org would feature my simple separator.

John I have had an interest in recycling for a long time, I had a grey water recycling system installed at The Castle even before it was legal or recognised as not contaminating the soil.

If you are interested I can send you some info/photos of the systems I currently have in place.

Rain water harvesting in vertical columns attached to the house, worm farms, grey water system, composting wind power and a small off grid solar system, however these days solar power generation is a household item anyway.

Regards Robert Brennan

-- Regards Robert

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Sydmats

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#8 posted 677 days ago

G’day mate welcome to LJ nice work from Sydney

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GerryB

44 posts in 1214 days


#9 posted 448 days ago

Rob, Hopefully this link will get you to the Wiki on 4-H.I was a member 60 years agoi. In recent yearsx we hosted chaparones traveling with Japanese children on a
4-H student exchange program.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4-H

Regards, Gerry

-- The pursuit of excellence is gratifying and healthy. The pursuit of perfection is frustrating, neurotic, and a terrible waste of time. Edwin Bliss

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Roger

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#10 posted 424 days ago

Look forward to more o your projects. Work/Play safe. Keep makin dust.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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massole

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#11 posted 294 days ago

I like the caskets and toilet projects,very different.your outher projects also have a very professional look to them,great work.I answered your burried head question on my page.Thanks for the inquiry.

-- MaSsOlE

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